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Best Practices for Solving Practice Questions

Series Circuits EASY p. 123, Q# 1214
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Name Include: Date Show enough reasoning that I could reproduce your work. o Minimum: state the formula, with subscripts Find CT. Use engineering notation at all times Reasoning shown Show units at the end of all neatly here calculations Label voltages and currents as DC, peak, peak-to-peak, RMS, Lots of blank etc. space between And all other best practices for questions technical writing!

1. Choose an easy question from the odd-numbered items in the back of the book. Write it down. 2. Close the book. 3. Solve the problem as far as you can. a. If you did not finish the problem, write a question about what information you need in order to continue. See me if you need help. b. If you finished the problem, check your answer and mark right or wrong. 4. If you didn’t complete the problem correctly, choose another easy question and repeat. Continue until you can solve an easy question. 5. Repeat steps 1-4 with a medium question. 6. Choose a hard question. Write it down. Make a note about what you’re not sure about or don’t know how to do. 7. That’s it! Turn in to teacher. An EASY question is one that you could solve in your head.

A MEDIUM question is one that you can’t solve in your head but you know how to do. A HARD question is a true “problem”: it is one that you don’t know how to do yet.